WHO condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine in rare vote, rejects Moscow counter-proposal

WHO condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine in rare vote, rejects Moscow counter-proposal

First resolution condemns Russian aggression Russia responds in diplomatic tit-for-tat China backs Moscow on both WHO votes WHO reports 235 healthcare attacks in Ukraine GENVE, May 26 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization meeting on Thursday passed a motion condemning the regional health emergency caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and rejecting a rival Moscow … Read more

India showcases ‘new reality’ with Davos street show

India showcases ‘new reality’ with Davos street show

DAVOS, Switzerland, May 25 (Reuters) – Bright colors and bold logos proudly mark India’s base this year on the high street in Davos, as the country trumpets its pro-business and foreign investment. In a pavilion on the Promenade Street of the Swiss Alpine resort under an “India @ Davos 2022” logo, the federal government served … Read more

Ukraine says Russia is pushing more than 40 cities in Donbas

Ukraine says Russia is pushing more than 40 cities in Donbas

Russian troops shell 40 towns in eastern Ukraine Mass Graves for Killed Civilians – Governor of Luhansk Kiev, May 26 (Reuters) – Russian forces shelled more than 40 towns in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, the Ukrainian army said, threatening to close the last main escape route to civilians trapped in the path of their invasion, … Read more

As hunger spreads in Somalia, babies start to die

As hunger spreads in Somalia, babies start to die

Somalia faces worst drought in decades, millions need help Crops shrivel and livestock die on parched undergrowth As Ukraine draws attention, aid and money are slow to get going DOLLOW, Somalia, May 25 (Reuters) – Severed thorn branches encircle two mounds of soil heaped over the tiny bodies of Halima Hassan Abdullahi’s twin granddaughters. Babies … Read more

Russia ready to set up corridor for ships leaving Ukraine with food, subject to conditions

Russia ready to set up corridor for ships leaving Ukraine with food, subject to conditions

Ukrainian corn is pictured in a silo in the Romanian Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, April 28, 2022. Inquam Photos/Daniel Stoenciu via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A solution to the food problem requires a broad approach – Moscow This includes lifting some sanctions from Russia – Moscow Moscow … Read more

Ukraine collects Russian dead in refrigerated train for prisoner swap

Ukraine collects Russian dead in refrigerated train for prisoner swap

Bodies sometimes exchanged for prisoners Ukraine uses DNA and tattoos to identify corpses 12 bodies found in 3 days in one village MALA ROHAN, Ukraine, May 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine is collecting the bodies of dead Russian soldiers strewn among the rubble of formerly occupied cities and using everything from DNA to tattoos to verify … Read more

Russia wants to strangle two Ukrainian cities

Russia wants to strangle two Ukrainian cities

As the war enters its fourth month, Russia focuses on the east Russia tries to surround Ukrainian troops in sister cities EU’s von der Leyen says Moscow arms food KYIV/SLOVYANSK, Ukraine, May 25 (Reuters) – Russian forces tried to encircle Ukrainian forces in two eastern cities that lie on opposite sides of a river, as … Read more

Russian and Chinese jets deliver spiked broadcasts on final day of Biden Asia trip

Russian and Chinese jets deliver spiked broadcasts on final day of Biden Asia trip

TOKYO/SEOUL/WASHINGTON, May 24 (Reuters) – Russian and Chinese bombers jointly patrolled the air defense zones of Japan and South Korea on Tuesday in a pointed farewell to US President Joe Biden as he concluded a trip to Asia that Beijing was alarmed. The patrols came hours after Biden angered China by saying he would be … Read more

Food crisis fuels fears of protectionism and widens shortages

Food crisis fuels fears of protectionism and widens shortages

DAVOS, Switzerland, May 24 (Reuters) – A growing world food crisis is accelerating protectionist moves by countries likely to compound the problem and lead to a wider trade war, business leaders and policymakers at the World Economic Forum said. In a sign of mounting pressure on food supplies and rising prices, a government source told … Read more

Ukrainian Zelenskiy says he would meet Putin to end war

Ukrainian Zelenskiy says he would meet Putin to end war

May 23 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday that President Vladimir Putin was the only Russian official he was willing to meet to discuss how to end the war. Zelenskiy, who addressed an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos via video link, also said arranging talks with Russia was becoming … Read more